Maher family sets benefit dinner
The Maher family of Sherman will hold its 10th annual "Huntington's Disease Benefit Dinner: The Fred Maher's Family Journey" April 28 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Bantam Fire Department, 92 Doyle Road, in Bantam.
Melinda Maher organized the first dinner as her senior project at Shepaug Valley High School in Washington in 2006.
Maher's father, Fred, died of Huntington's Disease in 2008.
Tickets to the dinner at the 92 Doyle Road firehouse are $35 in advance, $40 at the door, $15 for children aged 2 to 10 and $325 for a table of 10 in advance.
The dinner has raised more than $114,104 over the past nine years.
Once considered a rare disease, Huntington's Disease is now one of the most common hereditary diseases.
For more information and tickets, call Maher at 203-241-9216, Charlotte at 860-355-3382 or Eric at 203-241-6869 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
To donate, visit www.gofundme.com/gu8f0.
For more information, visit www.curehd2006.com.